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Four Indian cities in Asian Top 10 destinations list

A survey by global online hotel search site Trivago revealed that Agra, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Panaji are the four cities

'Satyamev Jayate' to begin from October 5

First promo of the issue-based show made its debut appearance on micro-blogging site Twitter

Highly educated and ready to mingle? Log on

A slew of websites caters to matchmaking needs of IITians, IIMians and others with high educational qualifications

Twitter improves users' language skills: Study

Research shows out of 100 most used words, only two were shortened; the rest that weren't, averaged 4.5 letters

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Try out these social dining platforms for a unique meal experience

Meal sharing platforms like MealTango and Once Upon My Kitchen bring the international trend to India

Shillong offers serenity and chaos at the same time

Rock music, rocky caves and eclectic cuisine await you here

Movie Review: Daawat-E-Ishq is not quite a feast

With witty dialogues and adorable characters, Daawat-e-Ishq almost makes the cut, but a lopsided storyline lets it down

Sit less, live longer?

If people need motivation to get up from their office chairs or couches and become less sedentary, two useful new studies could provide the ...

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Lisa Ray

My Life My Style: Lisa Ray

'Yoga travels well'

Bling it on

Four style gurus have decided to expand their repertoire and conquer another bastion of design - jewellery. The author checks out their

Timeless in ceramic

Rado's new DiaMaster range of watches surprises with its sleek design that vibrates with a traditional, classic appeal

A smart shirt to monitor heart rate

NTT I3 develops software for parent company's wearable electrodes fabric

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What price development?

Given that the Niyamgiri Hills, sacred to Odisha tribals, do have rich bauxite deposits, would it be fair to forget that the deposits exist, ...

Mr Kissinger's world order

Henry Kissinger's latest book is probably one of his most magisterial works in recent years. He has brought together his familiarity with ...

Murakami in chiaroscuro

The Japanese writer's 13th novel is not intended to be read so much as to be performed in the theatre of the reader's mind

Weaving a life of love and death in London

The 1920s trial of Thompson-Bywaters is the subject of Sarah Waters' new book

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Malavika Sangghvi

Internet revenge
Malavika Sangghvi

Deepika Padukone took on a leading newspaper for sexist comments against her

Alok Chandra

Iconic associations
Alok Chandra

Grover Zampa's association with a brand ambassador like Vijay Amritraj should stimulate trials and listings across the board

Mitali Saran

Yes, and no, and yes, and no…
Mitali Saran

So Scotland held its referendum yesterday, and said 'No thanks' to kicking out the English. For a while it was very close but then the No ...

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Pro Kabaddi League

Kabbadi comes to the fore again

Television coverage and a bit of Bollywood has given India's ancient contact sport of kabaddi a touch of glamour, sending youngsters to parks on ...

Chess (#1114)

The Bilbao Masters is Viswanathan Anand's last outing before the title match, which is scheduled to start on November 5. Bilbao is a double ...

Indian wrestlers' pursuit of gold

There is a quiet air of confidence at the wrestling camp being held at Sonepat to prepare India's brightest wrestling prospects for the Asian ...

Chess (#1113)

Chess players often post dramatic things on Twitter. For example, there are ingenious variations on ice-bucket challenges involving fast ...

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Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

City's got a rival

Maruti Suzuki's new sedan, the Ciaz, does not have a bold design line or the peppiness that enthusiasts may be looking for, but it addresses the ...

Hey, Good Looking

Meet Honda's Mobilio - finally, a multi-purpose vehicle that, while being functional, oozes style

The Mercedes-Benz SLK is a beauty with a beast's heart

The Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG's biggest strength is that despite its uber luxe branding, it can be a car for your daily drive

Beast on a time lease

The Ford Endeavour will be launched in an all-new version next year. In the meantime, here is the revamped SUV. Should you buy it or wait till ...

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The sound of India

Two men have set up an archive of Indian music and theatre as well as recorded speeches of historical figures

The dilemma of ethics

In the Ramayana, after the battle has been won and Ravana vanquished, the epic instead of winding down to a happy ending throws up a dilemma. ...

History in miniatures

200 objects including Shah Jahan's recipe book, a rare photograph of Bahadur Shah Zafar and the earliest Indian Atlas have been brought to Delhi ...